Wednesday, June 12, 2019

TBS Celebrates Seinfeld's 30th Anniversary; Netflix Renews Russian Doll for Season 2

Seinfeld 30th Anniversary

Celebrate "Bestivus" with TBS! On Friday, July 5, TBS is honoring 30 Years of Seinfeld with 30 classic episodes from 6am-9pm in a 30th Anniversary Marathon. Seinfeld premiered on July 5, 1989 on NBC as The Seinfeld Chronicles. The show stars Jerry Seinfeld as himself, Jason Alexander as George Costanza, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine Benes, and Michael Richards as Kramer. The TBS marathon linear schedule is below.

6:00 AM - "The Chinese Restaurant"
Jerry, Elaine and George need reservations at a Chinese restaurant.

6:30 AM - "The Pen"
Jerry accepts a gift his parents wanted him to refuse.

7:00 AM - "The Parking Garage"
Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer lose their car in a mall parking garage.

7:30 AM - "The Red Dot"
Elaine's alcoholic boyfriend resumes drinking; Jerry is the unwitting cause.

8:00 AM - "The Subway"
The friends encounter adventure on the subway.

8:30 AM - "The Pitch"
Network executives ask Jerry to create a show. Jerry tries to evade a vengeful writer. George woos an executive.

9:00 AM - "The Bubble Boy"
Jerry gets lost en route to visiting a sickly fan.

9:30 AM - "The Contest"
Jerry, George, Kramer and Elaine vie at self-denial.

10:00 AM - "The Implant"
Elaine says Jerry's girlfriend has implants so he dumps her.

10:30 AM - "The Junior Mint"
Visitors Kramer and Jerry think they killed a surgery patient.

11:00 AM - "The Puffy Shirt"
Jerry appears on the Today Show wearing a silly shirt.

11:30 AM - "The Marine Biologist"
George poses as a marine biologist.

12:00 PM - "The Opposite"
George learns success lies in doing the opposite of what he would normally do.

12:30 PM - "The Hamptons"
Jerry's girlfriend sees George naked during a weekend at the beach.

1:00 PM - "The Big Salad"
Kramer helps an athlete wanted for a brutal crime flee police.

1:30 PM - "The Fusilli Jerry"
A mechanic pal uses Jerry's romantic techniques on Elaine.

2:00 PM - "The Soup Nazi"
Jerry's favorite soup vendor won't serve his new girlfriend.

2:30 PM - "The Sponge"
Elaine considers intimacy with her new boyfriend.

3:00 PM - "The Rye"
George's and Susan's parents have dinner together for the first time.

3:30 PM - "The Invitations"
George searches for a way to stop his impending nuptials.

4:00 PM - "The Bizarro Jerry"
Elaine's soon-to-be former beau has two friends who resemble George and Kramer.

4:30 PM - "The Little Kicks"
Kramer's friend forces Jerry to perform an illegal activity.

5:00 PM - "The Chicken Roaster"
A celebrity opens a chicken restaurant in Jerry's neighborhood.

5:30 PM - "The Abstinence"
George benefits when his new girlfriend's illness requires their abstinence.

6:00 PM - "The Comeback"
Jerry joins a tennis club; a co-worker's insults test George.

6:30 PM - "The Yada Yada"
George realizes his girlfriend's slang may leave out vital information.

7:00 PM - "The Serenity Now"
Jerry's new girlfriend encourages him to express his emotions.

7:30 PM - "The Merv Griffin Show"
Jerry dates a toy collector; Kramer thinks he finds a TV show's furniture set.

8:00 PM - "The Strike"
George's father invents a new holiday; Kramer returns to work at the bagel shop.

8:30 PM - "The Frogger"
Elaine eats Peterman's cake; Kramer helps George steal an arcade game.


Russian Doll

Sweet Birthday, Babyyy! Russian Doll is coming back for Season 2 streaming only on Netflix. Let's get loopy. Russian Doll follows a young woman named Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) on her journey as the guest of honor at a seemingly inescapable party one night in New York City. Russian Doll is co-created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland, who all serve as executive producers, with Headland and Lyonne as writers for the series. Additional cast include Greta Lee (KTown), Yul Vazquez (Captain Phillips), Tony Award-winner Elizabeth Ashley (Ocean's 8) and Charlie Barnett (Chicago Fire). Golden Globe(R) winner and Academy Award(R) nominee Chloƫ Sevigny (Lizzie), SAG Award winner Dascha Polanco (Orange is the New Black), Brendan Sexton III (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Rebecca Henderson (Appropriate Behavior), Jeremy Bobb (The Knick), Ritesh Rajan (Stitchers) and Jocelyn Bioh (School Girls) also guest star.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Thursday, May 30

Ghosts - "The Owl" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sam, Jay and the remaining ghosts unravel the mystery of which ghost passed into the afterlife. Also, Sam and Jay must relocate an owl in order to do construction on the barn to turn it into Jay’s restaurant.

Ghosts - "Man of Your Dreams" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sam learns that one of the ghosts’ powers is to enter the dreams of the livings and influence their decisions. Also, two of the ghosts think they’ve learned the secret to moving on.

Ghosts - "Halloween 3: The Guest Who Wouldn’t Leave" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Pete’s ex-wife, Carol (Caroline Aaron), shows up at Woodstone Mansion during Sam and Jay’s Halloween party, where they’re trying to impress some cool friends (John Reynolds and Christine Ko). Also, the ghosts hope to bring Flower back with a seance.

Ghosts - "Holes Are Bad" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Sam and Jay leave the ghosts home alone for the weekend in an attempt to have a romantic getaway, shocking revelations are made about two of Woodstone’s beloved spirits.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 27)

Thursday, May 30

  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Catch Sofia and her son Manolo on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half Men/Togetherness) - Melanie appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) - Quinta is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Mr. Mayor/Me, Myself & I) - Bobby appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Vinny Thomas (Platonic) - Vinny is a guest on a repeat of After Midnight at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance talks about Making a Scene on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Gina Rodriguez (Not Dead Yet) - Gina talks about ABC's Dead to Me on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - Mayan talks about NBC's Lopez vs Lopez on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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